Leapdragon 2016 - Aron Hsiao Was Here

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Having listened to it continuously from beginning to end some fifty times now, I am prepared to declare Perpetuum Mobile to be a rare Perfect Album. I decided to read some other peoples” reviews to see what they thought, and as a result, I have also found the rare Perfect Review.

Ariel Sharon thought he could fsck the people in the camps and the right-wing zionokes that used to love him in one clean, quick shot. Guess he learned his lesson. Ha! King George II thought he could fsck the oil-hogging bearded darkies and the wussy-ass pot-smoking wannabe-french leftists in one clean, quick shot. Guess he learned his lesson. Ha!

Okay, who else can I laugh at?

I typed this up yesterday for somebody & now it”s going here:

I don”t have exact quantities of anything measured out, it”s all more or less “to taste” anyway, so I”ve tried to estimate quantities for a “normal” quantity of soup (maybe half of what we made Sunday) but take it all with a large grain of salt.

{1}
Mix together in a bowl:
   – scallions/green onions (2-3 stalks, chopped)
   – ginger (1 tsp, minced)
   – white pepper (1 tbsp)
   – soy sauce (maybe 2/3 cup or so, not braggs)
   – white vinegar (maybe 2/3 cup or so, use only white)
   – red pepper flakes (to taste, maybe 1-2 tsp for average heat)
   – lotus blossoms (3-4 blossoms, minced)

{2} (optional)
Marinade in another bowl:
   – seitan or gluten (1 cup or so, cut into thin strips)
   – soy sauce (2-3 tbsp)
   – corn starch (1-2 tbsp)
   – flour (1-2 tsp)
   – ginger (1 tsp, minced)

{3}
In a large pot:
   – lots of weakish veggie stock, i.e. not veggie soup or V-8
      (??? some number of cups… hehe)
   – wood ears/black fungus (about 2 cups, sliced into strips)* *
   – shittake mushrooms (about 1 cup, slicked into strips)* *
   – bamboo shoots (about 2 cups, sliced into strips)

* * If using dried wood ears and shittake, soak them in hot tap water for 10-20 minutes before trying to slice them. 🙂

Bring {3} to a boil while stir-frying {2} in 1-2 tbsp of sesame oil until cooked. Then, add {2}, {1} to {3} and turn the heat down to a low simmer. Once all three are mixed together and have simmered for a little while, taste it and add either white vinegar (if it”s not sour enough) or soy sauce (if it”s needs salt) or red pepper (if it”s not hot enough) until it suits your tastes.

Finally, slice 1/2 cake of firm tofu into long, thin-ish strips & add them as well. Then, thicken with cornstarch+water until it”s the desired consistency.

jackface (44k image)I dream of a career in which I can spend the entirety of my days trying to understand for everyone the essence of the sound of a fly moving from left to right and left again in a small, dark room lit by a single bulb. The joy of the fly is incredible and fleeting; it is unclear what the nature of the communication is, but I am convinced it exists.

Debtor Nation | Frank Lloyd Wright in Chicago | Translations of Tu Fu | Fruit Fucker 2000 | Wüßte | Father Ted | Canticle I: Inferno

As when the Sun, new risen,
Looks through the horizontal misty air,
Shorn of his beams,or from behind the Moon,
In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds
On half the nations, and with fear of change
Perplexes monarchs.

“We spoke at some length.”

I was gonna move from place to place on this campus, accidentally getting some work done here and there, but it doesn”t seem to be working. (“There”s a place around the corner where your dead friends live…”)

Having lost all of the potential for a meaningful life when Nietzsche shot Jesus in front of the Dakota, and having now heard the eulogy performed live, I”m going to take the train downtown and do my best to look like a sad-story street kid with nowhere to go.

Happiness is sadness. I am in love with the concrete.

Is there anything for me on the planet, or am I like it”s smiling old father, waiting for it to visit me while I stain my fingernails and teeth?

severin says:

Later in the day with no Absinthe and no cigarettes, I am decidedly less optimistic about things. I’m an idiot sometimes. The question is: when? Now? Or before?

Either way, I can’t bear people.